Disease Information for Blastomycosis, disseminated

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Draining sinus tract/cutaneous
Hyperhidrosis/Chronic sweating excess
Subcutaneous/mass
Sweating Excess Perspiration
Indurated/nodular prostate
Arthralgias Polyarthralgias
Joint Pains
Joint pains Arthralgias in Elderly
Chills
Chronically ill patient/signs
Fever
Fever Febrile Possible
Flu-Like Syndrome
High body temperature
Malaise
Weight Loss
Clinical Presentation & Variations
Presentation/AIDS Abnormal Chest Xray
AIDS with Fever
Disease Progression
Course/Acute
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Potentially lethal/untreated
Lethal Potential
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/AIDS established population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Male
Laboratory Tests
Microbiology & Serology Findings
Microlab/Fungus Yeast Forms
Microlab/Blood/Blastomycosis Antigen Positive
Microlab/Serol Blastomycosis
Microlab/Serol/Anti-Fungal Antibodies
Microlab/KOH prep abnormal
Microlab/Serol/Specific titers present
Microlab/Urine/Blastomycosis Antigen Positive
Microlab/Ascitic/Blastomycosis Antigen Positive
Microlab/Pleural/Blastomycosis Antigen Positive
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
PLEURAL Exudate
Acute inflammatory markers elevated (Lab)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Decreased
Hematocrit (Lab)
Hemoglobin (Lab)
RBC/Red Blood Count (Lab)
Diagnostic Test Results
Other Tests & Procedures
Skin test anergy
Pathology
BX/Liver biopsy/Granulomas in liver
PATH/Granulomatous tissue/specimen
X-RAY
Xray/Chest abnormal
Xray/Cavitation/Cavitary lung lesion/Chest
Xray/Chest/Lung fields/Abnormal
Xray/Hilar adenopathy, unilateral/Chest
Xray/Miliary nodule pattern/Chest
Xray/Multiple cavitary lesions of lungs/Chest
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
AIDS Meningoencephalitis
Anemia
Immune deficiency , acquired (AIDS/HIV) disease/assn
Pneumonia, abscessing staphylococcal
Associated Disease & Complications
Addison's disease
Adrenocortical insufficiency
AIDS Meningoencephalitis
Anergic status
Arthritis Acute Septic Secondary Symptomatic
Arthritis Pyogenic Septic
Blastomycosis, disseminated
Blastomycosis, pulmonary, chronic
Brain abscess
Cellular immunity defect/deficiency
Cutaneous Blastomycosis
Death Outcome
Disseminated intravascular coagulation
Endocarditis, infective
Glucocorticoid Deficiency
Granulomatous liver/hepatitis syndrome
Meningitis, chronic
Necrotizing infections
Necrotizing pneumonia/Lung infection
Pericarditis, suppurative acute
Pleural Effusion
Pneumonia, unresolved/Chronic
Subacute endocarditis, infective
Systemic mycosis/disseminated
Vertebral osteomyelitis
Multiple organ System Failure
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Specific Agent
Agent/Colonization does NOT occur
AGENT/Fungus (category)
AGENT/Opportunistic infection prone (example)
Class
CLASS/Systemic/no comment (category)
Pathophysiology
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous Infection
Pathophysiology/Adrenal destruction/atrophy/infiltrate
Pathophysiology/Granulomatous liver disease
Process
PROCESS/Complicating disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Infection/agent specific (category)
PROCESS/Inflammatory/Granulomatous disease (ex)
PROCESS/Granulomatous Disease
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Amphotericin B (Fungizone)
RX/Itraconazole (Sporonox)
RX/Ketoconazole (Nizoral)
Other Treatments
TX/Platelet transfusion
Definition
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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